Epidural meaning

ĕpĭ-do͝orəl, -dyo͝or-
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Located on or over the dura mater.
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Located on or over the dura mater.
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An injection into the epidural space of the spine.
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On or outside the dura mater.
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Anesthesia, usually of the lower part of the body, by the epidural injection of a local anesthetic.
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An injection into the epidural space of the spine.
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Located on or over the dura mater.
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An injection into the epidural space of the spine, as an epidural anesthetic.
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(anatomy) Situated on or outside the dura mater.
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(medicine) An injection of anaesthetic into the epidural space of the spine, especially associated with pain relief during childbirth.
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Origin of epidural

  • From epi- + dura (mater) + -al.

    From Wiktionary